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An image of Cornish village at sunset by David Davies

David Davies

(Australia, England 21 May 1864 – 26 Mar 1939)

Cornish village at sunset
(circa 1905)
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

44.5 x 34.2 cm stretcher; 61.5 x 53.0 x 9.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, green oil "D.DAVIES". Not dated.
Purchased with assistance from Sir Charles Lloyd Jones and the Marshall Bequest Fund 1984
Accession number
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (4)

Tracey Cooper-Laverty, Wild colonials: Australian artists and the Newlyn and St Ives colonies, 'Australians in Cornwall: the simple life', pg. 73-93, Bendigo, 2009, 55 (colour illus.), 81. NOTE: general information relating to the artist and the work he produced in Cornwall, pg. 80-81.

Ursula Prunster, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Home and abroad', pg. 73-74, Sydney, 2000, 74, 76 (colour illus.), 300.

Cameron Sparks, David Davies 1864-1939, 'David Davies: 1864-1939', pg. 9-20, Ballarat, 1984, 18-19, 47 (colour illus.). 30

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 71. 487

Exhibition history (1)

David Davies (1984-1985):